Brian Blackburn, MD

Brian Blackburn, MD

Infectious disease doctor, Tropical medicine doctor

Bio:   Dr. Brian Blackburn specializes in the treatment of infectious diseases. He has practiced for over a decade in this specialty, and has a special interest in travel and tropical medicine, and in infections in patients with compromised immune systems
4.8 out of 5
114 Patient Ratings
24 Patient Comments

Infectious Disease Clinic

  • 211 Quarry Road
  • 2nd Floor, Suite 202
  • Palo Alto , CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-736-5200
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Travel Medicine Clinic at Hoover Pavilion

  • 211 Quarry Road
  • 2nd Floor, Suite 202
  • Palo Alto , CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-736-5700
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Professional Education

  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine Registrar (2000) CA
  • Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine Registrar (1998) CA
  • Certificate of Knowledge, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Trop Medicine, Travelers Health (2010)
  • EIS, Centers for Disease Control, Epidemiology (2005)
  • Board Certification: Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (2002)
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2000)
  • Fellowship, Stanford University, Infectious Diseases (2002)
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center (2002) CA
  • Internship, Residency, Chief Res, Stanford University, Internal Medicine (Chief Resident 2002-03) (2000)
  • Medical Education (MD), Chicago Medical School, Medicine (1997)
  • Medical Education: Chicago Medical School (1997) IL
  • BS, UCLA, Biology (1992)

Honors & Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, AOA chapter - Chicago Medical School (1995)
  • American Society of Clinical Pathologist's Award, ASCP (1995)
  • Amstrong Award - Excellence in Patient Care, Stanford Dept of Medicine (2000)
  • Chicago Medical School Alumni Association Award, Chicago Medical School (1997)
  • Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Stanford School of Medicine (2008)
  • Distinguished Service to Housestaff Education, Stanford Dept of Medicine, Chief Residents (2008)
  • Exceptional Preceptor Award, Ambulatory Medicine Clerkship, Stanford University Dept of Medicine (2007)
  • Graduation with Departmental Honors, UCLA Dept. of Biology (1992)
  • Infectious Diseases Division Teaching Award, Stanford University Department of Internal Medicine (2013, 2012, 2010, and 2007)
  • McGraw-Hill Academic Achievement Award, McGraw-Hill - Chicago Medical School (1994)
  • Vosti Award - Excellence in Teaching, Stanford Division of Infectious Diseases & Geographic Medicine (2013, 2012, 2010, and 2007)

Administrative Appointments

  • Affiliated Faculty Member, Stanford Center for African Studies (2006 - Present)
  • Affiliated Faculty Member, Stanford Univ. Woods Institute for the Environment (2009 - Present)
  • Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs, Stanford Univ Division of Infectious Diseases (2008 - 2011)
  • Comittee member, Stanford Quality Initiative on Sepsis (2008 - 2009)
  • Committee member, Stanford Internal Medicine Intern Selection Committee (2005 - 2009)
  • Committee member, Stanford Internal Medicine Residency Review Commitee (2005 - 2010)
  • Committee member, Stanford Pharmacy and Therapeutics Antibiotic Subcommittee (2005 - Present)
  • Committee member, Stanford Surgical Care Improvement Project (2007 - 2007)
  • Director, Scholarly Concentration in Global Health, Stanford University School of Medicine (2010 - Present)
  • Faculty Fellow, Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health (2015 - Present)
  • Fellowship Program Director, Stanford University Division of Infectious Diseases & Geographic Medicine (2014 - Present)
  • Member, Stanford Infectious Diseases Fellowship Selection Panel (2005 - Present)
4.8

Friendliness

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.7

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.8

Recommended to others

4.6

Wait times

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Blackburn goes above and beyond when it comes to my care. I am very fortunate to have him or my doctor.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

My case is rather complicated. Having this lung infection and cancer all at the same time - Dr. Blackburn sure is cut out for his job - but he showed compassion and patience making me feel comfortable and going above and beyond. Great doctor!

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Most helpful.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Very good to excellent. Time well spent. Did think I needed to follow up however.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Love the CARE!

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Blackburn is wonderful, friendly, patient, clear, smart, consults, makes decisions when I want him to. He's everything I'd want in a doctor.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Blackburn took time to explain my problems & concerns and answered my questions thoroughly. He is personable and caring!

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Wonderfully.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Blackburn is an excellent professional and excellent human being.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Blackburn took the time to discuss all possible options so I would feel informed. He was great!

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

An excellent doctor & human being -

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr. Blackburn is wonderful!

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4.8 out of 5
114 Patient Ratings
24 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Blackburn goes above and beyond when it comes to my care. I am very fortunate to have him or my doctor.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

My case is rather complicated. Having this lung infection and cancer all at the same time - Dr. Blackburn sure is cut out for his job - but he showed compassion and patience making me feel comfortable and going above and beyond. Great doctor!

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Most helpful.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Very good to excellent. Time well spent. Did think I needed to follow up however.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Love the CARE!

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Blackburn is wonderful, friendly, patient, clear, smart, consults, makes decisions when I want him to. He's everything I'd want in a doctor.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Blackburn took time to explain my problems & concerns and answered my questions thoroughly. He is personable and caring!

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Wonderfully.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Blackburn is an excellent professional and excellent human being.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Blackburn took the time to discuss all possible options so I would feel informed. He was great!

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

An excellent doctor & human being -

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr. Blackburn is wonderful!

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Outstanding physician. Took time to explain all procedures & plan. Discussed at level of patient understanding.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Most excellent...

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

I was surprised at the high level of attention & care & willingness to explain answers thoroughly. A superb doctor!

SHC Patient, May 2015

Could not have been treated better!

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Blackburn, Brian Guy was very good doctor.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

The doctor was very kind and explained options and really was excellent and listened to me.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

I liked the doctor very much.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

I am very fortunate to have Dr. Blackburn as my doctor.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Best in-the west.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Blackburn always takes time, always friendly always knowledgeable & when he doesn't know something he calls a colleague or looks it up.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Never got resolution to the problem I waited a month to see him about. I have to see him again.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Not the most friendly.